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End of School Year Parent Information

Posted On: Friday, May 1, 2020

Parents-

I hope this email finds you well.  This message contains some very important information about locker clean-out and the return of WMS materials to school including textbooks, library books and laptops.  Please read the attachment carefully.  There are several scenarios for pick-up, and we need families to adhere to the instructions for organizational purposes and to protect the safety of all of those involved.  If you have any questions, please email your grade level administrator.  You will also be able to pick-up any medicines or medical items from the nurse on the listed dates.

WMS Summer Pickup and Locker Clean-out

Reminder that May 8th will be the last day for the delivery of new material.  The following two weeks will be devoted to remediation and recovery.  It is the responsibility of the parents and/or students to contact the teacher and discuss the options to remediate and recover any assignments since March 16.  Our teachers will also communicate to your students via Canvas, but please check in with your teachers to make sure any an all outstanding assignments are confirmed.

We are happy to announce that we have started writing refund checks for the 8th grade Savannah trip, the 6th grade field trip and 7th grade shirts.  We are still waiting on funds from Disney for our band trip, but expect those shortly.  Refund checks will start getting mailed next week.

CCSD School Nutrition staff will distribute to-go bags of food to students in need every Monday through May 18th.  A child, infant to age 18, must be present in order for a bag to be provided.  These bags will contain a week of breakfasts and lunches for a child.

 

SCHOOL SITES

Drive-through stations will be set up from 10 a.m. to noon in the parking lot or bus lanes of the schools or communities noted below.  Children who do not attend one of the schools noted below can go to the site closest to their home.  To be proactive in “social distancing,” families cannot stay at the site; do not come to a site if you are ill.     

Carmel ES: 2275 Bascomb Carmel Road, Woodstock, GA 30189

Cherokee HS: 930 Marietta Hwy, Canton, GA 30114

Clark Creek ES STEM Academy: 3219 Hunt Road, Acworth, GA 30102

Creekview HS: 1550 Owens Store Road, Canton, GA 30115

Hasty ES Fine Arts Academy: 205 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Etowah HS: 6565 Putnam Ford Road, Woodstock, GA 30189

Indian Knoll ES: 3635 Univeter Road, Canton, GA 30115

Oak Grove ES Fine Arts Academy: 6118 Woodstock Road, Acworth, GA 30102

R.M. Moore ES STEM Academy: 1375 Puckett Road, Waleska, GA 30183

River Ridge HS: 400 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock, GA 30188

Teasley MS: 151 Hickory Log Drive, Canton, GA 30114

Woodstock HS: 2010 Towne Lake Hills South Drive, Woodstock, GA 30189

 

COMMUNITY SITES

The to-go meals for these communities will be delivered by the CCSD School Nutrition Cruisin’ Café mobile feeding bus and School Nutrition vans.  These times are approximate, as the route may run late if demand is high at previous stops.

10:10-10:55 a.m. at Hidden Falls Mobile Home Park (6359 Bells Ferry Rd, Acworth, GA 30102)

11-11:45 a.m. at East Gate Mobile Home Park (6310 Bells Ferry Rd, Acworth, GA 30102)

11:30 a.m. at Canton Mill Village (Old Tippens Drive Canton GA 30114)

Noon at Canton Housing Authority (1400 Oak Side Drive Canton GA 30114).

To-go meals also will be delivered by CCSD School Nutrition at noon at the shopping center at 551 Marietta Road, Canton, 30114 (between Scott Mill Road and Harmon Circle).

 

8th Grade Families-

I attached some information from Woodstock High School.  Contacts for sports and clubs are listed.  Even though our summer schedule is still undecided, it’s a great idea to reach out to the high school and see what you can be working on over the summer.  Most athletic programs will have summer workouts for you, and many clubs and activities have summer plans as well.  Take it from a former head coach and Athletic Director, you need to get involved now.  If you wait until August, you will be 2 months behind.

WHS Clubs and Sports

If you are interest in initial credit for Personal Fitness and/or Health for Rising GR 9 see links below.

WHO: Students who are rising 9th graders and attended CCSD Middle School in SY19-20

Students who attended a CCSD high school in SY19-20.

Summer School Personal Fitness - English

Summer School Personal Fitness - Spanish

WHAT: Initial Credit of Personal Fitness and/or Health

WHEN: June 3- June 23

            Personal Fitness          (8:00am – 12:00pm)

            Health                          (12:30pm – 4:30 pm)

HOW: All content, instruction and assessment will be delivered online:

o          Instructional content delivered through APEX

o          Content area teacher will support students with APEX material

o          Teacher support available daily across the 4-hour session (A courses in the morning/ B courses in the afternoon)       

o          Teacher to student ratio will be low

o          Technology support provided to students as needed

o          Students may work on some components of the course material at anytime

o          Students in Personal Fitness & Health will be required to document and submit additional coursework outside of the Apex platform

•          STUDENT AND PARENT NOTIFICATION: The attached Registration info (in English and Spanish) will be sent to all current GR 8 students and their parents through Canvas on May 1 and placed on the District website under Parents>Forms>Summer School.

•          REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT:  Registration dates are from May 1- May 22.  Students will register for summer school using the on-line form (link embedded in attached document) and they will pay at their home school Online Payment system site.  Individual schools should work with students who are unable to pay for summer school through a credit card. As in the past, schools will issue a check for funds collected to the District for the students who register and pay for the summer school program. Cory Steinberg, cory.steinberg@cherokeek12.net, will assist in this process as needed.

All Grades

Please reach out to your teachers and make sure your student(s) are current with assignments.  We want to do everything we can to help them be successful as we finish out the semester.

 





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